Category: Recreation

The making of an oyster reef

Almost 90% of the oyster reefs historically present along the Big Bend of Florida have been lost in recent decades. This is a tragic loss for the coastal zone, given the high value of oyster reefs for coastal… Read More

Enjoy the Water Safely This Summer

During the hot summer months, many people flock to the water for a little fun in the sun. Fortunately for us, Wakulla County is blessed with an abundance of water bodies which are popular recreation sites. However, the… Read More

Seventh Graders Make a Difference for Hernando’s Coast

On May 30, seventh-grade students from Gulf Coast Academy of Science and Technology braved bands of heavy rain to plant smooth cordgrass along the shoreline of Linda Pedersen Park. With their eager work ethic, they were able to… Read More

EVENT: 2018 Naples Yard and Garden Show | Collier County Extension

Naples Yard and Garden Show October 20th and 21st, 2018 Do you want to learn more about how to grow orchids or bonsai successfully? Or you simply want to learn about fruit tree pruning or unique container design?… Read More

Florida’s Bay Scallop Seminar

Join us for our second annual recreational scalloping seminar! At this seminar, attendees with learn how to make scallop Gyotaku, about scallop biology, management, boating safety, and changes to the upcoming season in Pasco and Hernando Counties. Speakers:… Read More

Fact Sheet: Handling the Fish You Catch

One of the joys of fishing is eating the fish you catch, but you may find your catch doesn’t taste as fresh as expected. Fish must be handled properly or they will spoil quickly. In addition to disappointing… Read More

4-H Summer Camp: A Time for Youth to Grow

The Benefits of 4-H Summer Camp There is nothing that compares to the life-skill building and memory-making experiences associated with attending 4-H summer camp. According to a study by the American Camp Association (National Collaboration for Youth, 2011),… Read More